CIAC Great Place to Work Canada® Certified™ 
It’s official, CIAC is a Great Place to Work®. CIAC is proud to announce it has been recognized as Great Place to Work Canada® Certified™ by the Great Place to Work® Institute for 2021. This is the first time that CIAC has received this honour.

CIAC joins call for consultation on road carrier vaccine requirements 
CIAC was pleased to learn that the federal government is not proceeding with the previously announced January 15 vaccination mandate deadline for Canadian truck drivers crossing the Canada-US border. CIAC will continue to follow developments in this area as it remains unclear if this exemption is temporary, or if it will be extended to US truckers.

Response to proposed single-use plastics regulations 
CIAC has prepared a response to the Federal Government’s recently announced draft regulations prohibiting certain single-use plastics.

2022 Outlook: Views from Canada's chemistry and plastics sectors 
The Canadian chemistry and plastics sectors saw a strong recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, showing just how resilient and important to daily life these sectors are. 2022 looks set to mark a full recovery for the industry to pre-pandemic levels. Join David Cherniak, Business and Economics Policy Leader at CIAC, on January 27 from 2-3pm EST as he reviews the 2022 outlook for Canada's chemistry and plastics sectors and answers important questions related to competitiveness and sustainability.

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Disappearing plastic bags: Vancouver to join other B.C....

Vancouver is set to ban single-use plastic bags starting in 2022 and join nine other cities in B.C. with similar bans Shoppers will have no choice but to change their behaviour in 2022 when a ban on single-use plastic bags comes into effect in...

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Canadian government delays ban on single-use plastics to ...

"This is to allow for a transition period that is consistent with the environmental expectations of Canadians, while also giving businesses the time to deplete remaining stock and adapt to the new rules with minimal disruption," the Canadian...

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Vancouver's ban on plastic bags, fee on disposable cups, ...

Starting Saturday, the cost of a coffee or a trip to the grocery store in Vancouver could cost a little more, as the city aims to cut single-use cups and plastic bags. Under a new bylaw taking effect Jan. 1, the city is banning the use of plastic ...

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